About This Item
Tesshu Wa Gyuto Damascus 240mm ZA18 steel blade Japanese Chef Knife
ZA18 steel is a new development of the steel. We have not got the detail information of the steel, but it is cobalt stainless steel, and it is aimed at making better quality than VG10 steel.
It is made by Goko Hamono where is located on Kashiwa, Chiba in Japan.
C; 0.95-1.2%, Si; less than 1.0, Mn; less than 1.0, P; less than 0.04, S; less than 0.04, Ni; less than 0.60, Cr; 17.0-18.0, Mo; 1.00-1.50, V; 0.10-0.25, Co; 1.80~
Blade Length; 9 1/2 inch (240mm) from the heel to the spine Handle Length; 5 3/8 inch (137mm) Total Length; 15 1/2 inch (397mm) Knife weight: 4.2oz. The heel part of the spine width is 1.5mm (1/16inch) wide. The width from the heel to the spine; 50mm (2 inch) Soft iron; 34 layers of Damascus clad Steel; Cobalt stainless steel (18% Chrome) Handle; octagonal shaped Ho(Magnolia) & water buffalo ferrule